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Wed 06 Jan


Religious
Wednesday 06th January 2016
Wednesday 06th January 2016
10:30 - 11:45
1 day/night
Paphos Harbour
  Pafos Harbour
Apostolou Pavlou Ave, Paphos, Cyprus
Free
Epiphany is one of the most important religious
celebrations of the year. Following a special Mass at
the Cathedral of each town, a religious procession
takes place down to the sea, at around 10.30 hrs,
leading to a ceremonial baptism of the Holy Cross
into the sea. During the ceremony the Bishop throws
the Holy Cross into the sea and young men dive into
the water to retrieve the cross and return it to the
priest. Religious celebrations in all seaside towns:
Pafos: Theoskepasti Church – Pafos harbour
Polis: Agios Andreas Church – Latsi fishing shelter